Who is David Burtka?
David Burtka is an American actor and professional chef. He is well known for his roles in television shows such as How I Met Your Mother and The Play About the Baby. However, he got media attention after his appearance on How I Met Your Mother where he started dating Neil Patrick Harris, whom he ended up marrying in 2014.
David Burtka Age
Burtka is 46 years old as of 2021, he was born on May 29, 1975, in Dearborn, Michigan, USA.
David Burtka Parents
Burtka was born and raised in Michigan, USA. His mother Deborah A. Zajas died of cancer in 2008 and his father Daniel Burtka is of Polish descent.
David Burtka Education
Burtka graduated from Salem High School in 1993 and received acting tuition at the Interlochen Center for the Arts. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan, and further training at the William Esper Studios.
David Burtka Husband
Burtka is married to his husband Neil Patrick Harris. In their marriage, Burtka and his wife have been blessed with two wonderful children namely Harper Grace Burtka-Harris and Gideon Scott Burtka-Harris. Burtka and his wife held their wedding in2014, in a wonderful ceremony attended by their family and friends.
David Burtka Actor
Burtka made his television debut in 2002 as a guest star on The West Wing. This was followed by cameo appearances on Crossing Jordan. He made his Broadway debut as Tulsa in the 2003 revival of Gypsy, starring Bernadette Peters. He earned the 2001 Clarence Derwent Award for a most promising male performer for his role as The Boy in Edward Albee’s The Play About the Baby.
Burtka first appeared as Matt in the musical The Opposite of Sex in 2004, and he repeated the role in the work’s East Coast debut in the summer of 2006. Burtka appeared in Osiris Entertainment’s Annie and the Gypsy in 2013 and Dance Off in 2014.
David Burtka Surgery
David Burtka is on the road to recovery after undergoing an “intensive” spinal surgery. Burtka endured a seven-hour operation, according to Neil Patrick Harris, who broke the news on Instagram said, “David is on the mend after spinal surgery.”
David Burtka and Neil Patrick
Burtka made a cameo appearance of himself in A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas as he also shared a moment with Neil Patrick Harris in a role that was similar to his character from How I Met Your Mother. Six months after Burtka’s initial appearance on How I Met Your Mother, claims surfaced that he was cast because of a romantic relationship with one of the show’s stars, actor Neil Patrick Harris.
The speculation surrounding this incident finally led Harris to openly admit that he was homosexual in a People Weekly Magazine cover story. Burtka earned media recognition after his part on How I Met Your Mother for dating Neil Patrick Harris, whom he subsequently married in 2014.
David Burtka How I Met Your Mother
The CBS series How I Met Your Mother was produced by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays. The show, which ran from 2005 to 2014, follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of pals in Manhattan, New York City. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, narrates to his son, Luke, and daughter, Penny, the circumstances that lead him to meet their mother from September 2005 to May 2013.
How I Met Your Mother is produced by Bays & Thomas Productions and 20th Television, and it is syndicated by 20th Television (now Disney-ABC Domestic Television). The series was partially based on Thomas and Bays’ friendship when they were both living in Chicago. David stares as Harris’ husband and he appears in seven episodes as a Scooter.
David Burtka Movies and TV Shows
- How I Met Your Mother
- A Series of Unfortunate Events
- Neil’s Puppet Dreams
- 24 Nights
- White Camellias
David Burtka Net Worth
Burtka has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2022.
Who fathered Harper and Gideon?
One big, happy family! Neil Patrick Harris and his husband, David Burtka, found love with each other, but their love grew even stronger once they welcomed their twins, Harper and Gideon.
How tall is David Burtka?
Burtka stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches.
What kind of surgery did David Burtka have?
Burtka underwent a seven-hour surgery on his spine, according to Neil Patrick Harris, who broke the news on Instagram said, “David is on the mend after spinal surgery.”